Administration Profiles at Inland

Vice President of Nursing and Patient Care Services, Northern Light Inland Hospital

 
Rick Barry, RN, BSN is the vice president of Nursing and Patient Care Services for Northern Light Inland Hospital.
 
Rick oversees all hospital-based clinical areas including: Nursing, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Quality, Rehabilitation Therapies, Respiratory Therapy. He also oversees Volunteer Services.  
 
In his role at the hospital, Rick is driven to assure that patients receive the high quality, timely care they deserve.
 
Rick serves the community as treasurer of the Family Violence Project board of directors, and as a member of the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Rick was the vice president of Nursing and Patient Care Services at North Country Hospital in Newport, Vermont.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas
 
Rick became the vice president of Nursing and Patient Care Services at Inland Hospital in 2007.
 
Favorite quote:
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
~Mahatma Gandhi
 

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Vice President of Operations, Northern Light Inland Hospital

Daniel Booth, BS, MBA, CHSP is the vice president of Operations for Northern Light Inland Hospital.
 
Dan oversees the Inland Hospital Medical Group and Support Services, which includes Facilities, Environmental Services, Food and Nutrition. He is the Mid-Maine Medical Group dyad leader with Robert Schlager, MD, Inland’s senor physician executive.
 
Dan is passionate about service excellence, process improvement, leadership development, teaching others about healthcare management, working with non-profits that help all ages, skiing, and spending time with his family.
 
Community involvement is important to Dan. He is the current board chair for Spectrum Generations, past board chair for the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers, and the past president of the Waterville Kiwanis Club.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Dan was director of Safety for Maine General Health, and director of Food Service with Marriott Management Services.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Management, Penn State University
Master’s in Business Administration, Thomas College, Waterville, Maine
 
Dan became vice president at Inland Hospital in 2001.
 
Favorite quote:
“Trust is the glue of life.  It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication.  It’s the foundational principal that holds all relationships.”
~Stephen Covey
 

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Vice President of Finance of Northern Light Inland Hospital and Northern Light Continuing Care, Lakewood, and vice president of Finance and Operations of Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital

 Randy Clark is vice president of Finance of Northern Light Inland Hospital and Northern Light Continuing Care, Lakewood, and vice president of Finance and Operations of Northern Light Sebasticook Valley.
 
At Inland, Lakewood, and Sebasticook Valley Hospital Randy is responsible for overseeing all finances, as well as analyzing and presenting financial results to the Board of Trustees and educating them on key financial indicators and business plans. At Sebasticook Valley Hospital he is also responsible for operational oversight related to Pharmacy, Infusion Clinic, Materials Management, Community Health, Plant Maintenance, Housekeeping, Laundry, Dietary, Diabetes and Nutrition Clinic, Imaging Services, Women’s Health, Laboratory, Respiratory, and Sleep Lab. 
 
Randy is dedicated to being the best he can be in his work role, and is also committed to being a good husband, dad, and friend.
 
He has been an active member of the Financial Management Association since 1997.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Randy was financial analyst for Warnaco Inc., which included names including Hathaway, Chaps by Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Maine, Orono, Maine
Master of Business Administration, Thomas College, Waterville, Maine
 
Randy joined Northern Light Health in 1996, starting as a controller with Sebasticook Valley Hospital, becoming vice president of Finance in 2005 and vice president of Finance and Operations in 2016. In 2021, he expanded his finance role when he also became vice president of Finance for Inland Hospital and Lakewood.
 
Favorite quote:
"For it isn’t a man’s father, mother or wife,
Whose judgement upon him must pass,
The fellow whose verdict counts most in life,
Is the man staring back from the glass."
~ Dale Wimbrow
 

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Vice President and Senior Physician Executive, Northern Light Inland Hospital and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital

Robert J. Schlager, MD is the vice president and senior physician executive of Northern Light Inland Hospital and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital.
 
Dr. Schlager serves as the liaison between medical staff and administration and is also the lead provider for the Mid-Maine Medical Group of Northern Light Health.
 
In his leadership role, Dr. Schlager is passionate about ensuring the goals of the Triple Aim + One (patient quality, population health, affordable care + healthcare worker well-being).
 
Dr. Schlager is a former president of the Maine Medical Association.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Dr. Schlager was in private practice in Maryland for 27 years and then chief medical officer and family physician at Calvert Memorial Hospital for another five years.
 
Education:

Medical Degree, University of Wisconsin Medical School
Internship at Washington Hospital Center
Residency at University of Maryland Medical School in Family Medicine
 
Dr. Schlager became the vice president and senior physician executive at Inland Hospital in 2020 and Sebasticook Valley Hospital in 2012.
 
Favorite quote:
“And in the end, it’s not the years in a life, but the life in the years.”
~Abraham Lincoln
 

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President of Northern Light Inland Hospital, Northern Light Continuing Care, Lakewood, and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital

Terri Vieira, FACHE is the president of Northern Light Inland Hospital, Northern Light Continuing Care, Lakewood, and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital.
 
She is responsible for the operations and leadership of the two hospitals and continuing care center.
 
Terri is a passionate advocate for delivering excellent quality and service to the patients, residents, and families who receive care at the organizations under her leadership. She also feels strongly about ensuring a positive work environment that provides a great place to deliver and receive care, as well as helping others develop their talents and skills.
 
Some of Terri’s notable professional and community membership and leadership roles are as a Maine Hospital Association board member, Central Maine Growth Council board member, Rotary member, and chair of the Critical Access Hospital/Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program Flex team.
 
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Terri, who has been part of Northern Light Health for more than 20 years, worked as director of radiology and diagnostic services at Central Maine Medical Center; chief technologist at Somerville Hospital in Somerville, Massachusetts; and clinical coordinator of the school of radiologic technology at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Massachusetts Bay Community College in Massachusetts.
 
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree and Master of Healthcare Administration, St. Joseph's College in Standish, Maine
 
Terri became president of Inland Hospital and Lakewood in 2020 and president of Sebasticook Valley Hospital in 2013.
 
Favorite quote:
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
~Benjamin Franklin
 

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